Sustainable Stories

1 hour 15 minutes

$20.00

Simple, practical sustainability practices can have a huge impact on the local economy and environment as well as lead to long term benefits for your business such as reducing operating costs, enhancing brand reputation and increasing employee motivation. Measuring and recording your sustainability actions as a regular activity will also make it easier to prepare Tourism Awards submissions, grant applications, and complete certification assessments.

This course will demonstrate ways in which your business can improve your community impact and reduce your environmental footprint in a variety of areas. We will also show you how you can leverage off of these initiatives through your marketing and storytelling channels in an authentic and engaging way.

Course topics

  • Exploring Sustainability
  • Identifying your current practices
  • How to measure your impact
  • What areas can/should you focus on?
  • Eco certifications
  • Engaging with your local community
  • Sharing stories about your commitments, initiatives and outcomes
  • How to ‘think global, act local’

Curriculum

30 minutes

Recommended activity: Sustainability self-analysis

This online quiz is designed to help you evaluate your current business practices and systems of measurement and will prompt you to consider the impact that your business has on the environment in a local and global sense.
30 minutes

45 minutes

Workshop

In this workshop, Courtney and Fabienne talk through why it is important for businesses in the tourism industry to consider their environmental impact, how it’s possible to improve your current practices and how to measure the effectiveness of your efforts.
45 minutes

Guest Presenters

Courtney Adamson

Inspiring authentic connection with nature through storytelling is what lights Courtney up. She has worked on a diverse range of projects in government, not for profit and small businesses throwing into the mix nature-based tour guiding, sales and marketing, content development projects and experience design. Courtney has over ten years of practical experience in the Queensland tourism industry, previously holding positions at Queensland National Parks, Tourism and Events Queensland, Australian Tourism Data Warehouse, Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort and O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat. Courtney has two degrees – a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Environmental Tourism and a Bachelor of Business Management majoring in Leisure and Recreation. She’s also a keen scuba diver and yoga practitioner, so don’t be surprised if you catch her doing random stretches during video calls.

Fabienne Wintle

Fabienne (Fabie) is the co-founder and CIO of Tourism Tribe and has developed some of the best performing customer-facing websites and digital coaching programs in the tourism industry. Fabie is a digital strategist who excels in her field of empowering tourism professionals to make the most of digital technology in their business ventures. She is an advocate for digital self-sufficiency within businesses and her hands-on approach has enabled thousands of small and large business owners with the tools and knowledge to make a living from Tourism. Fabienne’s special blend of digital know-how, tourism knowledge, her training and coaching skills, ability to think outside the box and a natural gift for communication make her a sought after consultant, workshop facilitator and speaker in her field.

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Testimonials

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Carole McGibbon (Alex Beach Cabins and Tourist Park)

It's the overall help that you provide in encouraging focus and prioritizing where one puts energy. I am extremely fragmented in my various jobs and responsibilities and I know I can rely on TT to sharpen my focus. I really feel it's like having instant access to genuinely caring peronalised consultancy at a very low cost ! I can't thank you enough.

Sue Forrester (The Burrow at Wombat Bend B&B)

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FAQs

Will i get instant access

Yes, you’ll automatically be sent the link to the course upon payment via credit card and you’ll be able to start learning and implementing your learnings right away

Are there videos in the course?

Our courses are a mix of video and text – depending on each lesson. 

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